This event – organised by the APVA and hosted by Bond University and Tractile –  provided the latest information about the BIPV market sector, and discuss how to raise its profile throughout Australia.

The workshop presentations are available to APVI members for free in the members only section, and available for non-members for $55.


10.55am Welcome to workshop and introduction to Bond University – Prof George Earl, Dean of the Institute of Sustainable Development and Architecture, Bond University

11:15am APVA overview and update on the international and Australian PV markets – Dr Muriel Watt, Chair APVA, Executive Committee member IEA PVPS Program

11:45am The role of solar power and buildings to deliver low carbon living – Assoc Prof Alistair Sproul, Low Carbon Buildings CRC

12:15pm PV building integration – an architect’s perspective – Peter Gardiner, Managing Director, Peddle Thorp Architects

12:45pm Light lunch (provided) 1:30pm TRACTILE roof integrated innovation for Australian buildings – Jason Perkins, CEO TRACTILE

2:00pm Identifying and removing the complex integration barriers for BIPV – Matthew Sullivan, Technical Advice Specialist, Moreland Energy Foundation

2:30pm BIPV – International experiences and opportunities for Australia – Dr Mark Snow, Research Fellow, UNSW

3:00pm Discussion – What is holding back the BIPV market in Australia? – What could be done to accelerate development of this important market?

3:30pm Close of workshop

3:45pm Tour of Bond University facilities